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Cozz Extends Dreamville’s Dominance With “Big Trouble Freestyle” Video

LISTEN TO DREAMVILLE’S STAR-STUDDED “D-DAY: A GANGSTA GRILLZ MIXTAPE”PROJECT — HERE

Respected Los Angeles MC and Dreamville Records artist Cozz drops the music video for his “Big Trouble Freestyle”, a standout track from the pioneering rap label’s recent D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape. The surprise project dropped March 31 and included thrilling collabs and quotable bars from the Dreamville team — J. ColeJIDEarthgangAri LennoxBas, et al — as well as guests like ASAP Ferg2 Chainz, and Sheck Wes.

“Big Trouble Freestyle” is both athletic and laidback, finding Cozz spitting over the iconic beat made famous by Notorious B.I.G.’s 1995 classic, “Who Shot Ya?” After D-Day host DJ Dramaintros the track, Cozz shouts out some collaborators and cosigns, then puts some heat on the haters: “I’m a Spider-Man fan, but man, fuck the web / It gave voices to losers who never get out of bed / How dare you niggas give your disrespectful, half-witted opinions?” He stays on point.

The “Big Trouble Freestyle” video feels off the cuff but perfectly framed, finding the rapper in his hometown, spitting in the twilight hours amid bricks, busses, and bridges, surrounded by graffiti and grit. It’s a reminder that Dreamville maintains a global view — pulling in artists from across regions, physical borders, and stylistic boundaries — while also staying authentic. 

D-DAY: GANGSTA GRILLZ MIXTAPE Tracklist:

1. JID Feat Kenny Mason, Sheck Wes & J. Cole – Stick

2. Earthgang Feat 2 Chainz – Ghetto Gods Freestyle

3. Bas Feat ASAP Ferg – Lifestyle

4. Lute Feat Cozz & Omen – Starting 5

5. Ari Lennox – Coming Down

6. Cozz Feat G Perico & Reason – Hair Salon

7. J. Cole – Freedom of Speech

8. Ari Lennox – Blackberry Sap

9. Lute – Like Wine

10. Bas Feat Earthgang – Jozi Flows

11. JID Feat 2 Chainz & Young Nudy – Barry From Simpson

12. Earthgang – Everybody ain’t shit

13. Omen – Ballin in Newport

14. Cozz – Big Trouble Freestyle

15. J. Cole – Heaven’s EP